On Thursday, Brett Anderson made his first relief appearance in three years. On Friday, Brandon McCarthy made his first relief appearance in nine years.
Are the Dodgers seriously considering these oft-injured pitchers as relievers on their playoff roster?
Manager Dave Roberts insists the answer is yes — and not only as relievers, he said, “but also as a potential fourth starter.”
Clayton Kershaw has started Game 4 of the National League division series on short rest in each of the last three years, and he likely will do so again this year. His arm is 90 innings fresher...